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花花酱 LeetCode 1828. Queries on Number of Points Inside a Circle

You are given an array points where points[i] = [xi, yi] is the coordinates of the ith point on a 2D plane. Multiple points can have the same coordinates.

You are also given an array queries where queries[j] = [xj, yj, rj] describes a circle centered at (xj, yj) with a radius of rj.

For each query queries[j], compute the number of points inside the jth circle. Points on the border of the circle are considered inside.

Return an array answer, where answer[j] is the answer to the jth query.

Example 1:

Input: points = [[1,3],[3,3],[5,3],[2,2]], queries = [[2,3,1],[4,3,1],[1,1,2]]
Output: [3,2,2]
Explanation: The points and circles are shown above.
queries[0] is the green circle, queries[1] is the red circle, and queries[2] is the blue circle.

Example 2:

Input: points = [[1,1],[2,2],[3,3],[4,4],[5,5]], queries = [[1,2,2],[2,2,2],[4,3,2],[4,3,3]]
Output: [2,3,2,4]
Explanation: The points and circles are shown above.
queries[0] is green, queries[1] is red, queries[2] is blue, and queries[3] is purple.

Constraints:

  • 1 <= points.length <= 500
  • points[i].length == 2
  • 0 <= x​​​​​​i, y​​​​​​i <= 500
  • 1 <= queries.length <= 500
  • queries[j].length == 3
  • 0 <= xj, yj <= 500
  • 1 <= rj <= 500
  • All coordinates are integers.

Solution: Brute Force

Time complexity: O(P * Q)
Space complexity: O(1)

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花花酱 LeetCode 1779. Find Nearest Point That Has the Same X or Y Coordinate

You are given two integers, x and y, which represent your current location on a Cartesian grid: (x, y). You are also given an array points where each points[i] = [ai, bi] represents that a point exists at (ai, bi). A point is valid if it shares the same x-coordinate or the same y-coordinate as your location.

Return the index (0-indexed) of the valid point with the smallest Manhattan distance from your current location. If there are multiple, return the valid point with the smallest index. If there are no valid points, return -1.

The Manhattan distance between two points (x1, y1) and (x2, y2) is abs(x1 - x2) + abs(y1 - y2).

Example 1:

Input: x = 3, y = 4, points = [[1,2],[3,1],[2,4],[2,3],[4,4]]
Output: 2
Explanation: Of all the points, only [3,1], [2,4] and [4,4] are valid. Of the valid points, [2,4] and [4,4] have the smallest Manhattan distance from your current location, with a distance of 1. [2,4] has the smallest index, so return 2.

Example 2:

Input: x = 3, y = 4, points = [[3,4]]
Output: 0
Explanation: The answer is allowed to be on the same location as your current location.

Example 3:

Input: x = 3, y = 4, points = [[2,3]]
Output: -1
Explanation: There are no valid points.

Constraints:

  • 1 <= points.length <= 104
  • points[i].length == 2
  • 1 <= x, y, ai, bi <= 104

Solution: Brute Force

Time complexity: O(n)
Space complexity: O(1)

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花花酱 LeetCode 1739. Building Boxes

You have a cubic storeroom where the width, length, and height of the room are all equal to n units. You are asked to place n boxes in this room where each box is a cube of unit side length. There are however some rules to placing the boxes:

  • You can place the boxes anywhere on the floor.
  • If box x is placed on top of the box y, then each side of the four vertical sides of the box y must either be adjacent to another box or to a wall.

Given an integer n, return the minimum possible number of boxes touching the floor.

Example 1:

Input: n = 3
Output: 3
Explanation: The figure above is for the placement of the three boxes.
These boxes are placed in the corner of the room, where the corner is on the left side.

Example 2:

Input: n = 4
Output: 3
Explanation: The figure above is for the placement of the four boxes.
These boxes are placed in the corner of the room, where the corner is on the left side.

Example 3:

Input: n = 10
Output: 6
Explanation: The figure above is for the placement of the ten boxes.
These boxes are placed in the corner of the room, where the corner is on the back side.

Constraints:

  • 1 <= n <= 109

Solution: Geometry

Step 1: Build a largest pyramid that has less then n cubes, whose base area is d*(d+1) / 2
Step 2: Build a largest triangle with cubes left, whose base area is l, l*(l + 1) / 2 >= left

Time complexity: O(n^(1/3))
Space complexity: O(1)

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花花酱 LeetCode 1725. Number Of Rectangles That Can Form The Largest Square

You are given an array rectangles where rectangles[i] = [li, wi] represents the ith rectangle of length li and width wi.

You can cut the ith rectangle to form a square with a side length of k if both k <= li and k <= wi. For example, if you have a rectangle [4,6], you can cut it to get a square with a side length of at most 4.

Let maxLen be the side length of the largest square you can obtain from any of the given rectangles.

Return the number of rectangles that can make a square with a side length of maxLen.

Example 1:

Input: rectangles = [[5,8],[3,9],[5,12],[16,5]]
Output: 3
Explanation: The largest squares you can get from each rectangle are of lengths [5,3,5,5].
The largest possible square is of length 5, and you can get it out of 3 rectangles.

Example 2:

Input: rectangles = [[2,3],[3,7],[4,3],[3,7]]
Output: 3

Constraints:

  • 1 <= rectangles.length <= 1000
  • rectangles[i].length == 2
  • 1 <= li, wi <= 109
  • li != wi

Solution: Running Max of Shortest Edge

Time complexity: O(n)
Space complexity: O(1)

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花花酱 LeetCode 1515. Best Position for a Service Centre

A delivery company wants to build a new service centre in a new city. The company knows the positions of all the customers in this city on a 2D-Map and wants to build the new centre in a position such that the sum of the euclidean distances to all customers is minimum.

Given an array positions where positions[i] = [xi, yi] is the position of the ith customer on the map, return the minimum sum of the euclidean distances to all customers.

In other words, you need to choose the position of the service centre [xcentre, ycentre] such that the following formula is minimized:

Answers within 10^-5 of the actual value will be accepted.

Example 1:

Input: positions = [[0,1],[1,0],[1,2],[2,1]]
Output: 4.00000
Explanation: As shown, you can see that choosing [xcentre, ycentre] = [1, 1] will make the distance to each customer = 1, the sum of all distances is 4 which is the minimum possible we can achieve.

Example 2:

Input: positions = [[1,1],[3,3]]
Output: 2.82843
Explanation: The minimum possible sum of distances = sqrt(2) + sqrt(2) = 2.82843

Example 3:

Input: positions = [[1,1]]
Output: 0.00000

Example 4:

Input: positions = [[1,1],[0,0],[2,0]]
Output: 2.73205
Explanation: At the first glance, you may think that locating the centre at [1, 0] will achieve the minimum sum, but locating it at [1, 0] will make the sum of distances = 3.
Try to locate the centre at [1.0, 0.5773502711] you will see that the sum of distances is 2.73205.
Be careful with the precision!

Example 5:

Input: positions = [[0,1],[3,2],[4,5],[7,6],[8,9],[11,1],[2,12]]
Output: 32.94036
Explanation: You can use [4.3460852395, 4.9813795505] as the position of the centre.

Constraints:

  • 1 <= positions.length <= 50
  • positions[i].length == 2
  • 0 <= positions[i][0], positions[i][1] <= 100

Solution: Weiszfeld’s algorithm

Use Weiszfeld’s algorithm to compute geometric median of the samples.

Time complexity: O(f(epsilon) * O)
Space complexity: O(1)

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